Most people spend several months or years getting to know each other before deciding whether to get married, but the reality show that flips the whole idea on its head is back for an eighth season – with Married At First Sight Season 8 coming straight out of Philadelphia. Plus, this season will see more people than ever on the show, with four couples getting legally married at the altar on the very first time they meet each.
Of course, the show has its own set formula by now, with a panel of experts – psychologist Dr. Jessica Griffin, sociologist Dr. Pepper Schwartz and marriage counselor, Pastor Calvin Roberson – on hand to try and mentor each of the couples through the experiment.
But, even with this expert assistance, we still wonder what motivated the couples to join the show, what their families and friends think about it all, and what they hope to achieve from the show?
We took a moment to ask them all – so, let’s meet our first couple…